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A Holiday Short Story from the Conor McBride Series

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A few years ago, I wrote this holiday short story, which covers the time period between Books 2 and 3 of the Conor McBride series. Now, just in time for the holidays, Wayne Farrell has produced a spectacular narration of the story! I hope you enjoy listening to it as much as I did!

Mission to Prague

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  Conor McBride is on the move, and the suspense continues in City Of A Thousand Spies! Read on... For those who have already read The Secret Chord, you probably already had an inkling that I would be sending Conor to Prague for his next adventure. I had a chance to spend a week there, and I came home even more convinced that I'd picked the right s[...]

What the heck is a "Deceptive Cadence"?

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As my first book is finding its way to more readers, I'm meeting people who are intrigued by the title and interested to know what it means. The title is a musical term, so I thought I'd post an explanation and give an example of what it sounds like, and how to distinguish it from other types of cadences. Searching for the term online, you will get some ver[...]

Where Would Downton Abbey's Residents Take Tea?

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"Come along inside . . . we'll see if tea and buns can make the world a better place." -- from The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame When we come to the end of time, whoever is still left standing might find themselves with a spare minute to tally up the triumphs and tragedies of human history. On the positive side of the ledger, I'm confident they [...]